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How Bombardier Beetles Protect Themselves

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Bombardier beetles are often unlucky snacks for frogs, luckily they have a tricky defense mechanism even after being eaten—which make the frogs throw them back up.When the beetle feels threatened it shoots out a boiling mix of chemicals with incredible force out of its rectum.  In a study, 43% of beetles survived after being eaten and regurgitated by the frog. What an interesting way of protecting themselves. Who knew that was their one purpose.



Source : National Geographic

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